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Image 4 of Kentucky Alumnus, 1987, no. 2

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l di- `v·¤“ `,·», ‘·‘= ifj*·.* .t'. , =`» ·~·‘— ij:;ij?‘¤i ‘,.—., ·V·.·V· t ei ;,’, ei-. . l--· -_ ·- 3 ‘ ,., ‘·‘;· Q _ '‘‘ A``. ‘ VA,. VV`‘A»‘` ‘``·»? i v`.’° ‘=¤‘‘; * `V;»—`~- J t Tuition Increase LEX|S® Learning Center It’s costing UK Students $40 more to Students and attorneys throughout the The new learning center was dedi— l go to school this fall. The Council on Lexington area are learning how to use cated by jack Simpson, who graduated Higher Education has raised tuition fees the LEXIS® computer-assisted legal from the University of Kentucky with from $666 to $706 per semester. research service at a new LEXIS Learn- B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical ()ut—of-state students are paying ing Center at the UK College of Law. engineering, in 1963 and 1965, respec- $2,026 this semester, $120 more than LEXIS instruction is a mandatory tively. Simpson is president of Mead T last years fee of`$1,906. part of first year students’ legal research Data Central, Inc. which created the ` Thc CHE has Set tuition rates for the and writing curriculum. Located in the LEXIS service in 1973. state universities eyeiy two years Since basement of the law library, the learn- The U K College of Law has sub- I iggi_ Deputy exeeutiye diteetot of ti- ing center has seven tcustom terminals scribed to the LEXIS service since 1977 i nance [ot- CHE, Ken WaiketA says that and a high-speed printer supplied by and students spentAnearly a thousand ti the deeision to raise tuition rates in the Mead Data Central. The center is also hours researching with LEXIS in 1986. A state is Mhaseei on an anaiysis of tuition used by Mead Data Central’s law firm The LEXIS tservice is the world’s t rates at honehinatk institutions and not subscribers in the Lexington area. This largest compilation of statAe and federal i eanita ineonieii in bordering states with is the first such LEXIS learning center caselaw, codes and regulations, statutes, honehinaik institutions in any law school in the state. and other authoritative legal material. The Kentucky Kernel reported in _ A . __ [ _]anuary that tuition rates have doubled _ _° . ` .`_·~ . , i »` A " ~ since 1981 while inliation rates have ris— tits _`‘’‘ t I ` · ’ _ T _ cn only 21 percent. Walker says that tu- t i ,_ A tg · W. i· t s ~ ition is not based on inflation rates. ` ` I E I "T§§°” · " — in Y it r { i··- - l.I'1`?·* `’‘‘ ,§i·:i2_s.s:;:,;;`—.. ·: .».’_ _- —- . , * · i , I‘Ufl(Ilf1Q,' for higher educat1on comes Qi W . A ‘ i . ` ` . `¤·¤ is its é.f*··‘§§e:~ · ¤ * * ,» »‘€—`.j»i .- lrom two sources: state funding and the ·" 1* J ` f:’Z“Y*L·;i” · consumer—the student. I·Ie feels that ~=i‘’ '**’ .. · i·~’ :;i;,;.y...;e_·A;, ~ . . » . · ’ ,;. `&1.g•·».;_ ~){·Q€Z·*"’I¢*--» ‘· it the council and council stali are sens1— " A I ____.,,., "{ _ » ‘ . .i .‘ . ‘ · , . , b i ,, _ ,,___ , `;· as A · ¢>~ at _.j:n.:~5t;;:::; tive aJout maintaining a proper a ancc V ` xt,. st ,.. .\ _tA itk, ;,t,,,,,..,m . between state and consumer funding, . .t » . ti__t A _ Aa.} »A ' ° ` ‘ A · i . . t ·~‘· i· :3 ‘ . . ’ :r::·::::::_••··U · (lraduate students are also feeling the _ . ~ J! t__,, .“___Té$ig;’ _ " é. T g§;g;:·::,·$§§$1 ‘ . . . . . . *.i~ g; it · ‘ 5 ~ . ·· ,,.,;·;:_···•..,"*,* i pinch ol increased tuition. Resident ii; , . Y-- ` A , , ei »`I ¢ ‘· — §_:·:§:¥-"-1:*; . ·· I · t · s . . , ` 5 `jiiiijiiji _ ,_\ , 1* os ;" :••».,,t gs: I gnat uatt students are paying $50 more, »At, st. .»A: ig tA».;i-·.ti;·t- , , \ V A/» §._,,·sé_`L:_______: i · · °` ` · Z': T. ` ` ·· •<».•°• ••» ·'•¥; $776, and non-resident graduate stu- —— _ ~ $i»· * _ 5 _;§` l dents are paying $2,236, $150 more "" """‘:ZIjQi·::` · than last years cost of$2,086. ’ .,ttt s_ A A AA gi.]; ’:·· t_ % ____t, *» _ t K g‘ ,_t ·t .,.___ » ”i E"Z»·\ . T . '· ··"‘·~2::·? . g _. ` 2 ,, * t S tj $3;:::5; . if . i I ?\ . · .. =\.\`* I V J T . 16 \ ` # · ’Si§¥?$3i‘ l , 2- “‘. ' """‘ ;s~i?f4\13%**_`~-` ¤=g:§;$:" ·¢ ._,t. t _ t AA,_.»_Ayt g$s_t,At._. E .ji%;5Qi‘ii"` . t f;i;f` . ·.»@" I I I ~ ` I ' ' I "§;".` 4:. t Law students at UK use the LEXlS® computer-assisted legal research service to find court decisions in the new LEXIS Learning Center. Standing, left to right, are Christopher B. Coyle, director of law i school programs for Mead Data Central, Inc.; Jack VV. Simpson ’63, ’65, president of Mead Data i Central and William James, director ot the UK law libra . i VY QI UK